Viking: October 2013
The author of the"The Children s Blizzard"delivers an epic work of twentieth century history through the riveting story of one extraordinary Jewish family
In tracing the roots of this family his own family Laskin captures the epic sweep of the twentieth century. A modern-day scribe, Laskin honors the traditions, the lives, and the choices of his ancestors: revolutionaries and entrepreneurs, scholars and farmers, tycoons and truck drivers."The Family"is a deeply personal, dramatic, and emotional account of people caught in a cataclysmic time in world history.
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